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A comprehensive, weekly recap of the news and events that define ASD’s work and mission.

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Our Take In a new paper, ASD Director Laura Rosenberger and Research Assistant Tom Morley show how the Russian government and its proxies nurture and shape illiberal populist movements as a means of destabilizing the West. Earlier this month, Rosen [...]

2019-03-18T15:25:46+00:00March 18, 2019|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Our Take ASD Co-directors Laura Rosenberger and Jamie Fly spoke about how Russia, China, and others use the authoritarian toolkit to interfere in democracies with Will Inboden, executive director of the Clements Center for National Security at the [...]

2019-03-11T14:02:12+00:00March 11, 2019|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Our Take ASD Director Laura Rosenberger and Co-Director Jamie Fly spoke at the George W. Bush Institute at Southern Methodist University and the University of Texas at Austin’s Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs last week. They also gave an [...]

2019-03-04T10:40:24+00:00March 4, 2019|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Our Take ASD Co-Directors Laura Rosenberger and Jamie Fly published an op-ed in The Dallas Morning News arguing that “political divisions, which Russia's efforts exploit, are hindering our ability to respond forcefully to this threat [of foreign in [...]

2019-02-25T14:53:53+00:00February 25, 2019|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Our Take ASD’s Brad Hanlon and Tom Morley examined the hidden relationship between trendy, English-language social media programs on allegedly independent media networks and Russian state-sponsored media company RT, in a story picked up by CNN. The [...]

2019-02-19T16:36:41+00:00February 19, 2019|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Our Take Updates to the Alliance for Securing Democracy’s Authoritarian Interference Tracker highlight Russian state-sponsored media outlets’ efforts to discredit adversaries and to manipulate social media using inauthentic accounts. News and Comm [...]

2019-02-19T16:28:53+00:00February 11, 2019|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Our Take ASD Senior Fellow Joshua Kirschenbaum testified on January 29th before the European Parliament’s Special Committee on Financial Crimes, Tax Evasion, and Tax Avoidance regarding the vulnerability of the European Union’s financial institutio [...]

2019-02-04T17:03:42+00:00February 4, 2019|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Our Take ASD Senior Fellow Joshua Kirschenbaum spoke with ProPublica about the slow pace of reform in anti-money laundering enforcement for hedge funds, noting that: “It’s the kind of thing that should have taken two to three years, not 17.” Kirsch [...]

2019-02-04T17:02:58+00:00January 29, 2019|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Our Take ASD’s Thomas Morley argued that “a rising tide of populism, nationalism, extremism, and illiberalism continued to upend politics” in the past year, and these trends will likely continue in 2019, affecting elections throughout the transatla [...]

2019-01-22T15:38:18+00:00January 22, 2019|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Our Take ASD’s David Salvo commented on espionage allegations levelled against American Paul Whelan, for ABC News. Salvo joined a number of intelligence experts in analyzing the veracity of Russia’s claims. ASD’s Bret Schafer discussed Russian disi [...]

2019-01-15T14:43:13+00:00January 15, 2019|By |
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